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CBS
Sep 12, 2010 5:00am PDT
have done a tremendous amount of work here in the community. tell us about your background jean >> chef well, i have been working as a community activist for a long time. i first got into it after the 1991 fire in the oakland hills it was terrible. such a need for so many volunteers and so forth. so i took a position with city of oakland to assist in the rebuilding process. as a result of that i got introduced to the group of people that were working on an enterprise grant, $25 million with the clinton administration we were able to bring to the city of oakland to do economic revitalization. i went on there to do arbitration and retiring from the city. >> i remember you from the interfaith community to meet mayor we met for over a year. >> prior to his election i formed network santa fe action, group of pastors of all denominations we did good work getting him elected mayor of city of oakland. that is how i first met you and introduced me to so many hundreds and hundreds of other pastors throughout the city of oakland and bay area that lead to the work i am doing today as a result of th
NBC
Sep 12, 2010 7:00am PDT
sanchez. thanks for joining us. a high risk of failure. that is the this morning from a pg&e document about the very pipeline that exploded two-and-a-half days ago. despite that assessment, the document shows that pg&e did not plan to replace that pipeline for another three years. nbc bay area's tracy grant is live in san bruno this morning with the details on the investigation. good morning, tracy. >> reporter: good morning, kris. we're here live at the red cross staging area here at the bay hill shopping center in san bruno. now, it's a rather disturbing document from pg&e. and no doubt, the utility and the national transportation safety board will face a lot of questions about it today at a press conference that is scheduled to begin right here in about an hour. now, it may end up confirming what caused the explosion that blasted dozens of homes and killed seven people thursday in the san bruno neighborhood, and could help authorities determine who is to blame. the documents show that pg&e knew that the section of the pipe that ruptured was at a high risk to fail. and for three yea
SFGTV
Sep 12, 2010 3:00am PDT
in the dollar amount that the port commission uses to award contracts and that with those thresholds that are established in the administrative code. adoption of this resolution would also streamline the contract in process, and it would make it easier for u.s. commissioners as well as sports staff in terms of reducing the number of staff reports that are before you. in fact, there is one item on your agenda today that would not be there if we had this in place, so we are asking that you approve the resolution before you that would increase the dollar threshold for construction contracts from the current level of $50,000 to $400,000 and increase the dollar threshold for $50,000 the -- for approval of professional service contracts within the limits as established by the administrative code and other the delegation of authority that is provided by the purchaser. that concludes my report. >> so move. second. >> comment on this item? any other questions? >> i would just like to make clear that the basics for the $400,000 for services is a lapse in time since 1980. it is not a code set i
NBC
Sep 11, 2010 5:00pm PDT
officials will brief us in a couple of moments. we will go to them live. this is a look at the press conference that should begin any minute now. here is what we have learned so far. state and federal regulators have ranked the gas line that ruptured as high risk because it ran through a highly populated area we already knew one of the people who died in that blast was 44-year-old jacquelin greg who worked for the california public utilities commission. at the time of her death she was working on plans to upgrade another risky section of that same gas line 2 1/2 miles away. this new information raises several new questions of pg&e and federal regulators. we are working to get answers to those questions. we have new information tonight on the victims. investigators uncovered two more bodies in the rubble this afternoon. that brings the total number of people killed to six. nearly 60 others were injured and four are in critical condition tonight. the president sent his condolences today to the governor and we are waiting for this press conference to begin with federal regulators in san
CBS
Sep 12, 2010 6:00am PDT
bugging us? more and more places across the country folks would answer that question by cursing the name of a very tiny pest. the creature is so annoying it leaves the afflicted no choice but to call in the dogs and the experts as martha teichner will report in our cover story. >> reporter: meet man's best friends but a bed bug's worst enemies. >> good boy. >> reporter: if you've got bed bugs, bed-bug sniffing dogs are the most reliable way to find them. and we don't want to scare you but.... >> it's conceiveable that at some point everyone that you know will have dealt with them in one way or another. >> reporter: the bed bug blues. later this sunday morning. >> osgood: time machines that can take us back to the past are an impossibility according to many experts. they must not know about the machines our john blackstone will be showing us. >> reporter: many of the classic automobiles gathered at pebble beach are makes that disappeared decades ago. pierce arrow, packard, duesenberg, delage-- on the road again in a highly competitive beauty contest. >> everyone on the field wants to win
PBS
Sep 12, 2010 4:00pm PDT
. and tom baker, consumer editor for ktvu channel 2 news. we'll begin with you, tom. tell us what you can about the explosion that shook all of us yesterday. >> it is a remarkable failure because it really shouldn't happen, given all of the protocols in place and all the things that happened to have such a fail-year you wonder. with such a catastrophic failure somebody punched a hole in one of these mains and caused a spark but that doesn't appear to be the case here. something failed in such a catastrophic way that the valves are maybe a mile, two miles apart so now all of this highly compressed gas which is under several hundred pounds of pressure per square inch is venting to the atmosphere. it catches on fire. it becomes a blow torch. it has to work out and while that was happening it was burning up that particular neighborhood. generally speaking, we don't know really what happened. we know there was a significant failure and generally speaking has been my experience in covering all kinds of disasters it's a chain of events rather than a single event but there is plenty going on that
SFGTV
Sep 12, 2010 9:30am PDT
for every $1 spent on prevention. clearly they were acting out all litigation in san francisco, using a portion of those funds to save money in the long run. an ounce of prevention is worth 1 pound of cure. i ask you to seriously consider passing the mitigation fee, not only to deal with the costs of excessive alcohol consumption, but two events -- invest in efforts that will have a larger held down the road. supervisor avalos: -- larger help down the road. supervisor avalos: next speaker. >> we are in a tenuous position in coming out of this large recession, trying to encourage our patrons back. we have cut our prices to try to keep customers. this legislation, from the controller who i would like to thank from his insights, said that there would be a $13 million trickle-down impact on the businesses. i would like you to know that this impact will end with the loss of business and our customers. will impact my employees with a loss of shifts and jobs and possibilities of closing one or more of my location's. i would like to encourage you to vote no on this of all legislation. thank y
ABC
Sep 12, 2010 6:00am PDT
. >> good morning, everyone. thanks for joining us. i'm carolyn tyler. many san bruno residents will return to their homes today for the first time since thursday's tragic fire and may smell the odor of natural gas as pg&e crews work to restore service. some residents will be able to resume living in their homes. others will be able to go in and gather their belongings. people with red tag tones will have no access to their houses. officials plan to hold a briefing at 8:00 this morning, just in a couple hours. they'll explain those details and more. the san mateo county coroner has revised the death toll back to four and that is down from the seven reported last night. san bruno police hope forensic tests on skeletal remains found yesterday will determine if they belong to fire victims. authorities have also revealed that six residents are missing. search teams and cadaver dogs will resume looking today for any additional victims. now, of the six people reported missing, three are members of the bulllist family. amy holyfield talked to relatives who are frustrated and they're hurt. >> the f
NBC
Sep 12, 2010 6:00am PDT
a back and forth yords deal. >> the judiciary appeared to use the release to flex its muscles, which highlights the deep rift in iran ejen amongst the conservatives. on friday the foreign ministry announced plans for her to be released on saturday, with the result of ahmadinejad's personal intervention and reflected his special viewpoint of this islamic republic of iran on the dignity of women. hours later the judiciary suddenly called off the whole release which was a very embarrassing rebuke to ahmadinejad. like i said, this really highlights these deep rifts and this struggle for the balance of power in iran right now. >> all right. nbc's ali arouzi, thank you very much. and now here's carl. >> jenna, thanks. >>> as the nation remembers the september 11th attacks on saturday protesters took to the streets, tongurning the day's m from reflection to outrage. mike taibbi has the story. >> reporter: they are by now familiar remembrance. >> adam -- >> reporter: the pause of the moments when the planes struck and the towers fell. the bells, the reading of the names of those lost. >> jam
ABC
Sep 12, 2010 9:00am PDT
. >>> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm carolyn tyler. many san bruno residents will return to their homes for the first time since thursday's tragic fire. they may smell the odor of natural gas as pg&e crews work to restore service. officials held a briefing just a short time ago giving the latest on the situation. san mateo coroner has revised the death toll back to four. six people remain missing and cadaver dogs will resume their search today in the burned out area. tomas ramon joins us with the latest. >> we're here at the shopping center about a mile away from the affected area. san bruno residents got the best news they have had in three days. the city manager connie jackson said many residents will be able to return home today and be able to stay in their homes today, but many others won't be so lucky. >> residents will be returning home after being homeless for three days. they will be returning home devastated by thursday's destruction and fire that destroyed 37 homes. residents will be able to get belongings and clothes that are red-tagged today. what cased the ex
ABC
Sep 12, 2010 4:30pm PDT
back, i was happy. >>> a new generation of stethoscopes that doctors use to listen to your heart and lungs is much more powerful tool. carolyn johnson has our story. >> he is an internist but the specialized stethoscope offerings special expertise. >> some of this new technology can do analysis or diagnosis. >> it fits right in the stetdz oh scope. it records the patient's heartbeat and transmits to at computer via a wireless connection. >> the heartbeat is stored as an audio file and wave form graph. they analyze the data and the timing of intensity of a heart murmur. >> it's very difficult for physicians to determine which cardiac murmur actually need to be sent to a cardiologist. this software has the ability to screen those out. >> the postable expertise is valuable for the doctor that perform many of checkups in a mobile examine clinic. >> one of the things we do we send out our team. >> and interactive screen allows assistants to perform exams by walking them through the steps. >> recording protocol complete. >> and the information can be e-mailed to cardiac special ists at
ABC
Sep 12, 2010 5:00am PDT
. thanks for joining us. i'm carolyn tyler. many san bruno residents will return to their homes today for the first time since thursday's tragic fire and may smell natural gas as pg&e resources service. some will resume living in their homes. others will be able to go in and gather their belongings. people with red tag homes will have no access to their houses. officials will hold a briefing explaining those details and more. the coroner has revised the death toll back to 4 from 7 reported last night. the additional skeletal remains at the scene will determine if they belong to fire victims. authorities have also revealed that six residents are missing. search teams and cadaver dogs will resume today for additional victims. of the six people reported missing, three are members of the bullets family. amy hollyfield talks to relatives who are frustrated and hurt. >> the family has known that 82 levon, her 50-year-old son greg and her 17-year-old granson will were missing since the blast happened on thursday night. >> sis sister has been going to the rec center to try and find him. we've
NBC
Sep 11, 2010 11:00pm PDT
with the information for us and kimberly terry have reaction from people in that neighborhood. but let's begin with monti. >> reporter: the documents show that the pipeline was at a high risk to fail but the company did nothing to repair it or replace it. as federal investigators begin the arduous task of figuring out what led to the deadly explosion that flattened this san bruno neighborhood on thursday, documents uncovered by the bay citizen, a nonprofit news organization, revealed just what pg & e knew about the pipeline and when the company knew it. going back as early as 2007, pg and ene officials expressed concerns about the aging pipeline installed 50 years earlier. in a report last year that recommended a $5 million repair, the company's own employees wrote, "if the replacement of this type did z. not occur, risk associated with this segment will not be reduced. that makes the risk of a failure at this location unacceptably high." federal investigators spept their first full day at the scene looking into what caused the pipe to rupture and explode. among their questions is should the p
KICU
Sep 11, 2010 11:30pm PDT
for general expenditures for people in need as well. >> pg&e gave us a $1,000 credit card to tsunami incidentals that we might have at this time. we are also getting two nights at the embassy suite which tells me that probably we won't get in tonight. >> reporter: sheer insurers say california's never-ending disasters have prepared them well for this. >> as far as the public we are ready because we deal with it every day. >> reporter: pg&e is inspecting every pipe in this area and every major pipe on the peninsula and will be finished with that tonight. this is ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> in the coming days, dozens of sanbruno homeowners will be filing claims with the insurance company. they say the damage could exceed $1 billion. in a filing with the securities and exchange commission the utility says it's insurance my not be enough and they may need to cover some expenses out-of- pocket. >>> the acting governor delivered get well wishes to some of the victims of the explosions and fire. he visited the san francisco general hospital this afternoon to dropped off fruit baskets to those
KRON
Sep 12, 2010 8:00am PDT
has at the discovery of additional remains. they need to undergo forensic testing and with us today we do have more bodies in the rubble. >> (inaudible) >> the investigation into the degree area encryption information from the county office once the discovery of additional remains. they still need to undergo forensic tests and we do have information about that today. >> (inaudible) >> we do have this person with us today. >> (inaudible) >> robert, f o u c r a u l t. >> (inaudible) >> we have found remains at a location and yet the process of conducting a forensics tests. >> how many bodies? >> we have four. four bodies, at three of them are positively identified. we're working on the fourth period as far as the remains we are in the process of doing forensic tests. this is updated information that we released last night. as far as the actual people that are missing i do not have that information. >>, and we're still missing? >> again, that we have remains that >> i'm not wood to discuss where they're located. the updated information >> and mormons? hillerman's customer >> mine was mars
NBC
Sep 12, 2010 8:00am PDT
in america and the outlook for the midterm race. with us the bestselling author of "no god but god: the origins, evolution and the future of islam" reza aslan. former white house press secretary to president clinton, dee dee myers, republican strategist mike murphy and ron brownstein of the "national journal." captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. after a weekend of start and stop announcement, news from iran this morning that jailed american sarah surer will be released on $500,000 bail along with shane bower and josh fattal. she's been accused of spying and detained in an iran prison last summer. joining me from des moines, iowa, the president's top political adviser, david axelrod. welcome back to meat meet, mr. axelrod. >> thanks, david. good to be here. >> what about this news from iran? when will she be released and will it happen this time? >> obviously we're hopeful and encouraged by these news but there have been starts and stops in this before and until that actually happens, you know, we're on a wait and see basis. >> as far as bower and fattal
KBCW
Sep 12, 2010 8:00am PDT
. >> it is with us at traffic, in work and in your home. that is the phone. it can ring and the chances you pick it up. >> a lot of people screen their cars, yes, i do, but the truth is, if i can't take a call at that time, i will get back to them later. >> part of it is back to the thing about being interrupted. people get interrupted by a telephone call, the average time they get back to what they were doing beforehand is something like ten minutes so by then your mind is out of what it was doing and you have to get back into the rhythm of it. if you're working in a very focus led time, turn your phone to silent if you don't have the discipline and if you to have the discipline, just let the phone ring and let the voice- mail get it. during that window of time you're not going to answer the telephone or check your e-mail. >> you mentioned priorities. >> a lot of people think some things that are priorities that should not be. how do you decide what a priority really is? >> most people what they prioritize is by crisis. what fire will be the biggest, loudest, worst. that is my a priority. the r
KRON
Sep 11, 2010 11:00pm PDT
. jonathan blum joins us live tells what investigators there >> while catherine they deliver the report today after the first full day of investigating, as the people who are living in the neighborhood now begin to pick up the pieces of their shattered lives. the ntsb has been examining the chart pieces. though they have more questions than answers ringel, they're beginning to get a bit of a picture of just how bad this explosion was. >> gathered in the rubble of the homes destroyed by thursday's explosion, investigators began the process of finding out why happen. >> today we did a lot of measuring, this really emphasize the magnitude of what occurred here. >> assigned tons of natural gas pipeline to los ground with such force that landed a hundred feet away. blastoff be had a greater hotter to do something along 26 d wide. roughly demands of a one the size swimming pool. >> devlin known because the soil of the bottom of the crater is unstable. >> fife itself measured 28 ft. long, though they initially thought was solid piece of metal, they discovered it is up to a patchwork of smaller segme
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